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Belin receives teaching honor
Sat, Dec 3rd 2011 07:00 am
Former Youngstown resident Katie Belin was recently honored with the prestigious Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics. The award was presented Nov. 16 in The Great Hall at The Cooper Union in Manhattan.
CAM holiday sale
Fri, Dec 2nd 2011 08:15 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University announces its annual museum shop holiday sale. Start your holiday shopping with unique artistic gifts.
AOH Scholarship for Niagara Catholic
Fri, Dec 2nd 2011 08:00 pm
Applications for the Ancient Order of Hibernians annual scholarship for Niagara Catholic High School students are now available at NC, 520 66th St.
St. Stephen School: Thank you, Mrs. Ende
Fri, Dec 2nd 2011 01:00 pm
Students recognized principal on Principal Appreciation Day.
NU professor to hold book signing at campus store
Thu, Dec 1st 2011 07:00 am
Dr. Shannon Risk, an assistant professor of history at Niagara University, has published her second book, "The Madame." Risk will hold a book signing for her latest work of fiction, which follows the adventures of a time-traveling historian, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in Niagara University's Campus Store.
'Creating Healthier Niagara Falls' partners to host 'Neighborhood Vision Meeting' Dec. 3
Wed, Nov 30th 2011 07:10 pm
A Niagara University-facilitated initiative aimed at improving the health of Niagara Falls residents received a significant boost in the form of a $10,805 grant from the Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York. The funding will supplement a $300,000 grant that was awarded for the project by The John R. Oishei Foundation in spring 2011.
Father Michael J. Tumulty, C.M., passes away at age 89
Wed, Nov 30th 2011 11:15 am
Father Michael J. Tumulty, C.M., who served in a variety of capacities at Niagara University over the course of 42 years, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, at St. Catherine's Infirmary in Philadelphia. He was 89.
Local students asked to participate in holiday-themed art contest
Wed, Nov 30th 2011 07:00 am
The Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp., in partnership with the Niagara Holiday Market, The Giacomo hotel, the Sheraton at the Falls and the Aquarium of Niagara, will give away holiday-inspired prize packages to two local elementary school art students.
Niagara University hosting graduate school information session on Dec. 8
Tue, Nov 29th 2011 10:30 am
Niagara University will host a graduate school information session Thursday, Dec. 8, on campus in the Glynn Family Atrium of Bisgrove Hall.
Oddo named professor emeritus of accounting at NU
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 03:15 pm
When Al Oddo retired in June, members of the Niagara University community agreed it would be difficult to imagine a faculty roster that didn't include the accounting professor of 38 years. Now they won't have to.
Grand Island High School: High honor, honor, merit rolls announced
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 02:00 pm
Grand Island High School has announced its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2011-12 academic year.
Spotlighters drama club concludes three days of shows
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 02:00 pm
The Spotlighters drama club of Grand Island High School finished a three-day, four-performance run of Woody Allen's "Don't Drink the Water" on Saturday night.
Veronica E. Connor Middle School: High honor, honor, merit rolls announced
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 01:00 pm
Veronica E. Connor Middle School has announced its high honor, honor, and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2011-12 academic year.
Kaegebein Elementary School transformed for Colonial Day
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 01:00 pm
The fourth grade class at Kaegebein Elementary School celebrated "Colonial Day."
PTA has students Hooked on Books!
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 01:00 pm
Children at Kaegebein Elementary School hunted over tables covered with paperbacks last Friday in search of that perfect book.
Board tackles subject of bullying
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 12:00 pm
The Grand Island Board of Education worked through a varied business agenda Monday evening, including hearing a presentation from the district's Bullying Committee.
Giving thanks
Thu, Nov 24th 2011 09:00 am
St. Peter R.C. School celebrated a traditional Thanksgiving luncheon on Nov. 17. Parents and grandparents were invited to share in the celebration.
Niagara University students support food pantry at Thanksgiving
Wed, Nov 23rd 2011 09:30 pm
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, NUSGA was challenged by the offices of student affairs and campus ministry to assist a Niagara Falls food pantry at one of its neediest times of year.
Lockport dancers to appear with Moscow Ballet
Wed, Nov 23rd 2011 09:00 pm
Several Lockport area youth have been selected to perform alongside the Russian professionals in Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at the Palace Theater in Lockport on Monday, Dec. 5, and Tuesday, Dec. 6. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Dyan Mulvey Dance Academy of Lockport is the host studio for Moscow Ballet's Student Program, with a Moscow Ballet Russian master dance instructor and soloist serving as the audition and rehearsal director.

Dyan Mulvey Dance Academy combines the excitement of dance, the power of music and the feeling of self-confidence for students in classes that include ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, acro, and cheer dance.

Moscow Ballet has worked with dance studio owners in 70 cities across the country for almost two generations making a significant impact on aspiring dancers' lives.

Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association awards mini-grants
Wed, Nov 23rd 2011 08:45 pm
In news from the Nov. 15 Lewiston-Porter Board of Education session, the Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association awarded $3,500 in mini-grants to provide teachers with funds to conduct special projects at the school.
Ceretto sponsors bill to protect abused children
Fri, Nov 18th 2011 09:45 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-I-Lewiston, has signed legislation that seeks to address a dangerous loophole in state law and help protect children from abuse.
Open house, financial night set for Wilson Central
Fri, Nov 18th 2011 05:40 pm
The Wilson Central School District reports the middle/high school will hold an open house on Monday, Nov. 21. Classes are not being held and students will not have to report that day. The school's faculty will be on hand to meet with parents in two sessions - from noon to 4 p.m. and from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Proposed capital project forums planned
Fri, Nov 18th 2011 01:55 pm
Monday evening, members of the Grand Island Board of Education met with school administrators and members of the district's facility committee to formulate an effective public information plan regarding the possible 2011 capital project. Two separate propositions, in the amounts of $46,822,155 and $4,596,629, will go to public vote on Tuesday, Dec. 20.
'Don't Drink the Water' Friday (but eat the spaghetti)
Fri, Nov 18th 2011 01:20 pm
A Saturday matinee performance by the Spotlighters drama club at Grand Island High School will be a family reunion of sorts.
Students win rides to school
Fri, Nov 18th 2011 01:00 pm
Eight very enthused Kaegebein students had an unusual but exciting ride to school on Monday, Oct. 17. They were picked up and driven to school in Grand Island Fire Co. trucks.
Castellani Art Museum shop sale on William H. Barlett prints
Wed, Nov 16th 2011 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is hosting a shop sale on William H. Barlett Prints from Dec. 1 to 4. All framed and unframed Barlett prints will be 20 percent off.
Niagara University English Department hosting conference on Shakespeare
Wed, Nov 16th 2011 07:00 am
To go or not to go, that is the question...
Josh Bernstein visits Niagara University
Tue, Nov 15th 2011 10:10 am
More than 100 students and history buffs gathered to see international explorer Josh Bernstein Tuesday night at Niagara University, as he told of his many adventures and television fame.
Grand Island native appears in TV commercial for Niagara University
Mon, Nov 14th 2011 09:20 am
Taelor Reynolds, a Grand Island native, is currently starring in a Niagara University TV commercial.
AAA scholarship applications now available
Fri, Nov 11th 2011 07:55 pm
AAA Members Insurance Agency announces that applications are now available for its fourth-annual AAA Insurance Scholarship for Community Excellence. Open to high school seniors, the deadline for consideration is Dec. 23, and applications are available for download by visiting
Bullying advice lands UB professor on 'Sesame Street'
Fri, Nov 11th 2011 07:40 pm
University at Buffalo Associate Professor of Psychology Jamie M. Ostrov's work on understanding the development of bullying behavior in pre-school children has won him some influential admirers and boosters.
Grand Island High School: DECA installation dinner held
Fri, Nov 11th 2011 06:45 pm
The official installation of New York DECA members took place at Salvatore's Italian Gardens last Tuesday night.
County QIP preparing pre-K children for success in school
Wed, Nov 9th 2011 02:10 pm
The Niagara County Early Child Care QIP is set to graduate its first cohort of child care centers.
Lewiston Lions announces 2011 Peace Poster winners
Sat, Nov 5th 2011 07:35 am
This year's Lewiston Lions Peace Poster Contest was held at Stella Niagara Education Park. First place was awarded to Camille Bennett. The second-place award went to Susan Dobrasz, who, incidentally, placed third in the 24-club district in last year's contest.
Lew-Port Middle School 'buzzes' for a good cause
Fri, Nov 4th 2011 05:25 pm
Lewiston-Porter Middle School was buzzing Monday, but not with noise, with hair clippers.
School Bands, chorus, orchestra hold fall concert
Fri, Nov 4th 2011 02:00 pm
Veronica Connor Middle School
Five musical groups performed at the Connor Middle School fall concert on Wednesday night in the Grand Island High School auditorium.
School Bus Safety contest winners
Fri, Nov 4th 2011 01:00 pm
School Bus Safety Poster Contest winners from Sidway, St. Stephen, Kaegebein and Huth Road schools were treated to breakfast at Tops on Thursday morning.
Have a say on budget
Thu, Nov 3rd 2011 02:50 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education will accept requests from any individuals interested in serving on the 2011-12 budget committee.
St. Peter School celebrates different customs
Wed, Nov 2nd 2011 11:55 am
Miss Posa's first grade class at St. Peter R.C. School in Lewiston is learning about culture, ancestry and heritage.
'Pumpkin Mania' at St. Peters
Mon, Oct 31st 2011 07:00 am
Fourth-graders at St. Peter R.C. School work hard, learn and have fun, too.